posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 05:12 AM
I have to comment on this and I genuinely believe my opinion to be extremely relevant.
At the age of 8, my public school wished to place me into College
At the time, current thought in Psychology said that this would be bad for me,that I needed normal social interaction with my peers. My mother opted
to keep me in grade despite my protests.
What followed was a nightmare, a portion at least of the other kids always hated me, feared me in a way I guess and equally i did not like many of
them, I was under stimulated, I had already gotten HS graduating reading and math scores... there was nothing for me but abuse.
By Jr High I started fighting to defend myself... By Mid HS I dropped out and unable to go home and wanting to be cool, I started drinking and doing
The only reason I went to college was a perfect score on my GED and 1440 on my Sat's (bear in mind I had not attended a single year of HS to achieve
that and was high during both exams) , But there was no scholarship for me, I had to work through the whole thing and I did not stop partying for a
minute because that was boring too.
Instead of Princeton or MIT that I had dreamed of as a child I finished a Mid rate party school with a B average (thanks to attendance policies, tests
were straight A's) I could have gone when I was 8, I never had to suffer...
It has taken until now in my 30's for me to fully psychologically recover and now I am genuinely getting my life on track.
Studies done of children like this show that Fully 4 in 5 of us who were not advanced and allowed to function at our own level and desires.... Are
in and out of prison, on drugs, chronically depressed or simply dead
I have been through all of the above but Death
and for those of you that suggest that you are doing a favor to a child or it's abuse to let them live...
There is NO LIFE for us, without the pursuit, it's a PERFECTIONIST OBSESSED mindset and when you take it away you might as well cut this kids heart
He can NOT HELP what he is and he HAS to perform, it's not a Want, it's a NEED like air or water... To strip him of it is to kill him inside and
it's like loosing a child or your parents, it's traumatic and awful and evil and I had it done to me.
I never had a relationship again with my mother for her making that choice for me.
The "PEERS" of whom 90% never could even fathom me... I'm lucky I had the self control that I never murdered one of them out of rage and in time
came to terms with my emotions and learned to love and accept those that could never love or accept me for who I was.
We live in a nation of "no child left behind" so that the whole class moves at the pace of the stupidest child. It's an abomination and the reason
we have become a Nation of Morons
This child is being abused by people who never Can nor Ever will even begin to fathom who he is or what he can do... or what anguish and pain they are
actually going to put him in...
He belongs to be playing? He doesn't want to play... lol I wanted to play... with rocket ships when i was his age, with an electron microscope
What is PLAY to this child, can you act as if you know?
This is intensely painful hearing what this child is about to be put through... it's wrong, it's inhumane, it's torture... it's worse than water
boarding can ever be, water boarding wont last 30 years...
I don't say this as any brag, it was painful... and in the end, it is almost like a form of mental illness because you can't control the desire to
learn and use your gift... and you can't make it go away ever, no matter how hard you try.
Let's start with a Photographic memory,this child obviously has it for music but there is no way to tell exactly how far it goes...
For me it's expressed in a photographic visual memory, I retain everything I see as a picture like a video replay...
Imagine that? Yes it's wonderful for the good things, but what about the insults, the hurt, the pain, the mean things the traumatic moments. Can you
imagine what that is like? to lay down at night and something some kid said in 3rd grade is there in full color, vocal and emotion like it happened
Do you think I should have had to go through adolescence among other CHILDREN? That this child should?
They are busy hindering this poor child
But what HELP is there for him?
Who's going to teach him how to handle this? It took me 20 years to get it sort of right, many of these kids they tracked since I was a child NEVER
What a loss to the world...
Imagine they did this to Einstein or Mozart, this story is a story of tragedy for this child. Tragedy for us all.
[edit on 3-9-2009 by mopusvindictus]